Upgrade Windows® XP® in Lenovo® Thinkpad® SL510
What are the guidelines to upgrade Windows XP installed on your Lenovo Thinkpad SL510?
Thinkpad SL510 is one of the newer generation computers from Lenovo. This machine comes with Intel Core 2 Duo P8700/2.53 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, TFT active matrix screen, Intel GMA X4500 Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0 graphics card and many other high performance components. Lenovo Thinkpad SL510 can be installed with any Operating System and it would work exceptionally well. If your Lenovo Thinkpad SL510 is running on Windows XP, then it is recommended that the OS be upgraded to a later version OS. Windows XP OS can be upgraded using the installation disc of the new OS and the upgrade is also possible through online means. When upgrading Windows XP on Lenovo Thinkpad SL510, it is suggested that users ensure that Windows XP OS installed on the system is free off all kinds of errors. Lenovo Thinkpad SL510 users must scan the Operating System with an antivirus program, clean the registry of the system and also check the integrity of the system files and repair the Operating System if some of the system files are found damaged.
Following details gives users more information regarding things to lookout for when upgrading Windows XP on Lenovo Thinkpad SL510:
- Check authenticity
- Verify compatibility
- Create backup
When upgrading Windows XP installed on your Lenovo Thinkpad SL510 to later version Windows OS, users are advised to check the authenticity of the OS to be installed on the system. The authenticity should be checked prior to the installation as upgrade of illegitimate or pirated versions of Windows OS over the genuine Windows XP can cause many problems and might even corrupt the working Windows XP.
All Lenovo Thinkpad SL510 users upgrading Windows XP installed on their systems are suggested to check the compatibility of the OS with the system. Even though Lenovo Thinkpad SL510 can be installed with even latest Operating Systems, it is always better to check the compatibility. Lenovo Thinkpad SL510 users must also check the compatibility of applications installed on the system and if some components such as RAM need to be upgraded, then the hardware upgrade must be carried out before the OS upgrade.
Upgrading Windows XP installed on your Lenovo Thinkpad SL510 does not remove any data saved on the hard disk of the system. However, all Lenovo Thinkpad SL510 users are recommended to create backup of all data on the system (including themes, drivers, setup files of applications, personal files etc.). In case, some problems come up with the upgrade, all of the data can still be accessed with the help of another computer.
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